Creating champions for open source rare disease drug discovery with an app

  • Sean Ekins, Jill Wood, Lori Sames, Allison Moore, Alex M. Clark
  • Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, February 2014, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2013.12.078

Champions for rare diseases - an app idea

What is it about?

The idea was to expand on the open drug discovery teams (ODDT) mobile app and make it a more powerful tool to help rare disease patients and advocates.

Why is it important?

This was a poster at World 2014, a concept to go beyond ODDT - to connect researchers, patients, foundations etc all in an app & website. Ultimately the tool would do many of things that would help them pursue research or find scientists to fund, collaborate with etc.

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Sean Ekins and Alex Michael Clark